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Marcus Landslide Educational Hike at Tom’s Thumb Trailhead

By |2022-11-23T15:25:58-07:00November 23rd, 2022|

Marcus Landslide Educational Hike at Tom's Thumb Trailhead Open your eyes to the Marcus Landslide geological site, second largest landslide in Arizona. Elevation gain is about 400 ft. Location: Tom’s Thumb Trailhead - 23015 N 128th St, Scottsdale, AZ, 85255 Skill level: Moderate Distance: ~4 miles Time: ~3 hours Bathrooms are available at the trailhead.

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Bird Walk at Tom’s Thumb Trailhead

By |2022-11-21T15:43:10-07:00November 21st, 2022|

Bird Walk at Tom's Thumb Trailhead Join the expert on this walk to see some of our cool weather resident birds such as phainopepla, white-crowned sparrow, black-throated sparrow, Brewer’s sparrow, and ruby-crowned kinglet, in addition to year-round birds such as thrashers, wrens, verdins, gnatcatchers, and towhees. Location: Tom’s Thumb Trailhead -  23015 N 128th St,

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Walk with Natural Resources Coordinator at Tom’s Thumb Trailhead

By |2022-11-21T15:39:54-07:00November 21st, 2022|

Walk with Natural Resources Coordinator at Tom's Thumb Trailhead Join us on an easy walk with a City of Scottsdale Natural Resources Coordinator as various pertinent topics are discussed during the walk in the desert. The material will depend on the season, animals, plants, and will cover whatever is happening in this wonderful environment. Location:

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Women’s Hike at Tom’s Thumb Trailhead

By |2022-11-18T10:35:32-07:00November 18th, 2022|

Women's Hike at Tom's Thumb Trailhead Join us for an exploration of the interesting granite formations in the Marcus Landslide area. This hike is perfect for those who identify as women. Location: Tom’s Thumb Trailhead - 23015 N 128th St, Scottsdale, AZ, 85255 Skill level: Moderate Distance: ~4 miles / Time: ~2 hours Bathrooms are

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East End Fitness Hike at Tom’s Thumb Trailhead

By |2022-11-16T12:54:47-07:00November 16th, 2022||

East End Fitness Hike at Tom's Thumb Trailhead This hike takes us up Tom’s Thumb Trail and down the steep East End Trail with its switchbacks and beautiful views. Then returns via the same trails, with climbs of over 2,200 ft. This hike is not easy, but it is worth it. Experienced hikers suggested. Location:

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Marcus Landslide Fitness Hike at Tom’s Thumb Trailhead

By |2022-11-16T13:05:06-07:00November 7th, 2022||

Marcus Landslide Fitness Hike at Tom's Thumb Trailhead Visit the Marcus Landslide geological site, second largest landslide in Arizona. Elevation gain is 400 ft. Location: Tom’s Thumb Trailhead - 23015 N 128th St, Scottsdale, AZ, 85255 Skill level: Moderate Distance: ~4 miles Time: ~2.5 hours Difficulty of hikes vary. Please choose hikes that match your

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Walk with Natural Resources Coordinator at Tom’s Thumb Trailhead

By |2022-10-11T16:09:59-07:00October 11th, 2022|

Walk with Natural Resources Coordinator at Tom's Thumb Trailhead Join us on an easy walk with a City of Scottsdale Natural Resources Coordinator as various pertinent topics are discussed during the walk in the desert. The material will depend on the season, animals, plants, and will cover whatever is happening in this beautiful environment. Location:

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Tom’s Thumb Long Loop Fitness Hike at Tom’s Thumb Trailhead

By |2022-10-10T14:46:28-07:00October 10th, 2022||

Tom’s Thumb Long Loop Fitness Hike at Tom's Thumb Trailhead This difficult hike explores the rugged and scenic views of the Preserve. We will go up Tom’s Thumb to East End and return via the McDowell Regional Park. Over 1,500 ft elevation change. Experienced hikers suggested. Location: Tom's Thumb Trailhead - 23015 North 128th Street,

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Marcus Landslide Ride at Tom’s Thumb Trailhead

By |2022-11-16T12:31:36-07:00October 7th, 2022|

Marcus Landslide Ride at Tom's Thumb Trailhead We will ride to Marcus Landslide and into the County Park to see the landslide from various viewpoints. This ride covers some significant elevation changes, however, there will be numerous stops to discuss and observe the geology of the area. This is an intermediate skills and vigorous cardio

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Tom’s Thumb Trailhead and Long Loop Fitness Hike

By |2022-02-14T11:29:38-07:00January 24th, 2022|

This very difficult hike explores the rugged and scenic views of the Preserve.  We will go up Tom's Thumb to East End and return via the McDowell Regional Park.  In 9.3 miles, there is over 1,500 ft. elevation change in about 5 hours.  Bring a snack or light lunch and water for the trail.  There

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